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Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014
			: The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013

Economic Outlook in the Nordic Countries 2014 : The Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends Review, autumn 2013 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326599

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Economic Outlook, Nordic Working Group, Economic Trends, Economic Situation, Nordic Countries

The Economic Outlook in the Nordic countries 2014 is the review from the Nordic Working Group of Economic Trends for the economic situation in the Nordic countries autumn 2013. The review contents as previous years...

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Danielson , Risto H. Rautiainen , Kim Kaustell , Anne Marie Heiberg , and Tiina Mattila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323611

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment Committee, Nordic Council of Ministers, Occupational Safety, Safety Communication, Agricultural Workers, Nordic Countries

This report is the result of a project financed by the Working Environment Committee of the Nordic Council of Ministers with the purpose to identify essential factors affecting occupational safety and health of for...

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Leifur Gústafsson , and Kristinn Tómasson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Fatal Occupational Accidents, Prevention Strategies, Investigation Process, Registration Process, Agriculture

This report is a review of the Nordic countries systems regarding fatal occupational accidents, i.e. the reporting process, the investigation process, the registration process, the registries, and the legal statute...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Building Legislation in Balticum and Poland

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Building Legislation in Balticum and Poland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sidsel Jerkö

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317429

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Countries, Housing Construction, Building Legislation, Baltic Countries, Poland

In November 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland decided to initiate a colaboration by approving an action plan for improved co-operation be...

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care
			: Nordic Lighthouse Project

Innovative Public Procurement and Health Care : Nordic Lighthouse Project »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322874

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Health Sector, Innovative Procurement, Navigating the Legal Framework, Despite Challenges, Nordic countries, DAMVAD

This report focuses on the use of innovative procurement in the health sector in the Nordic countries. It presents six Nordic cases demonstrating best practice within innovative procurement. The report argues that...

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency
			: A Nordic Review

Instruments for Waste Prevention and Promoting Material Efficiency : A Nordic Review »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Kaarina Huhtinen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318617

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Waste Prevention, National Waste Prevention, Nordic Experts, Nordic Countries, Waste Prevention Strategies, Environmental Strategies

Waste quantities in most EU countries are growing. To reverse this trend we need effective waste prevention policy instruments. In the new waste framework directive the EU demands member states to establish nationa...

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems
			: A comparative description based on Nordic countries

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems : A comparative description based on Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Iben Bolvig , Inés Hardoy , Merja Kauhanen , Reija Lilja , and Marianne Røed

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315715

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Supply, Unemployment Insurance Systems, Nordic Countries, Labour Market Situation, Low Skilled Adults, Unemployment Benefit System

The labour supply of low-skilled - incentives in the unemployment insurance systems. A comparative description based on Nordic countriesIn this report we describe and discuss the changing character of unemployment...

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries

Macroeconomic Framework Conditions and the Management of Research and Development in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Svend E. Hougaard Jensen , Svend Jespersen , and Per Svejstrup Hansen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312448

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Economies, Nordic Countries, Nordic Council of Ministers, Research and Development, Macroeconomic Framework, Danish Presidency

Research and development are often singled out as one of the key drivers of growth in the Nordic economies. However, there appears to be only limited knowledge about how the framework conditions for private sector...

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study

Mainstreaming GPP in the Nordic countries - a scoping study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Isa-Maria Bergman , Rikke Dreyer , Elva Rakel Jonsdottír , Annie Ståhlberg , and Martin Standley

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323154

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Green Public Procurement, Nordic Countries, Public Procurement, Nordic Council of Ministers, Sustainable Consumption, Sustainable Production

This report contains the results of a scoping study on the potential for mainstreaming green public procurement in the Nordic countries. The report gives recommendations on how green public procurement can be bette...

A matter of health and job satisfaction
			: Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region

A matter of health and job satisfaction : Seniors, work and retirement in the Nordic region »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjørn Halvorsen , and Jenny Tägtström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325677

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Work Participation, Welfare Perspective, Labour Market, Social Insurance Systems, Discrimination

In all the Nordic countries there is a declared policy of increasing work participation among seniors. The most important reason comes from a more long-term population, generation and welfare perspective: gradually...